By Ovedhe Hezekiah.
The Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom of Delta State, HRM Oboro-Gbaraun 11, Aketekpe, Agadagba, has admonished the people of Olomu Kingdom to always respect the newly installed HRM Macaulay Ovbagbedia, Uhurhie-Osadjere II, his successful elevation, after the transition of the departed Ohworode of Olomu, HRM Richard Layeguen Ogbon Ogoni-Oghoro I.
The Agadagba gave the admonition on Friday, when he paid condolence visit tothe royal family and people of Olomu Kingdom over the departure of HRM.(Dr ) Richard Layeguen Ogbon Ogoni-Oghoro I JP, the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom to higher throne.
He urged the people to be united as well as love themselves to move the Kingdom forward.
The reverred monarch who spoke through his representative, High Chief Nelson Ogelegbanwei also enjoined the people to respect the newly crowned Ohworode as they had always done.
The Agadagba said, it is they (the Olomu) people who installed the new Ohworode of the Kingdom and not him placing himself on the throne.
“The Kingdom should have one mind, more understanding. The new King that you installed, it’s we who made him King. Not himself.
“At every point in time, respect him. Pay allegiance to him because he is the King.”þ⁴
He cautioned that, “if we don’t respect him, nobody will respect him. So, I need Olomu Kingdom to love their king, put their heads together to make the King become the King of Olomu and not an individual king.”
He said the late Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom was a father not only to the Olomu people but a father of all.
The most eldest Olorogun of Olomu Kingdom, Olorogun Korobor Atuduhor offered prayers for the Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom.
The eldest son of the departed Ohworode, Prince Godwin Ogbon thanked the Pere of Gbaramatu’s delegation for the condolence visit. He said the Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom has been a great friend of the late Ohworode.
“There’s nothing that happened in this palace that he does not partake . He stood by him.”
Ogbon noted that there’s a lot ore relationship between Olomu Kingdom and Ijaw Nation in general.
The delegation was led by High Chief Nelson Ogelegbanwei. High Chief Julius Tonfawei, Chief Matthew Pudie, Chief William Tortor, Chief Friday Atamba, Chief George Timiyan, Chief Vero Tangbowei Emmanuel and many others were part of the Pere of Gbaramatu ‘s delegation.